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Species: Ectomomyrmex javanus   Mayr, 1867 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Ectomomyrmex javanus Mayr, 1867a PDF: 84 [pg 51], pl. 2, fig. 9 (w.q.) INDONESIA (Java). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype worker(s), syntype queen(s) (numbers not stated). Type-locality: Indonesia: Java (no collector’s name). Type-depository: NHMW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as janava by Santschi, 1924c PDF: 96.]
Ogata, 1987a PDF: 113 (m.).
Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1995a: 306.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in montane rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 24 hours.

Elevations: collected at 775 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1911-05-01 and 2011-07-05

Type specimens: syntype of Ectomomyrmex javanus: casent0915666; syntype of Ectomomyrmex javanus maternus: casent0907271; syntype of Pachycondyla horni: casent0907270; syntype of Pachycondyla tonkina: casent0915263; syntype of Pachycondyla japonica: casent0903898; type of Pachycondyla astuta subsp cambodjana: focol0583; type of Pachycondyla horni: focol0365, focol0366, focol0367

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